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Gender and Boyle's Law of Gases
Elizabeth Potter.
Publisher: Indiana.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780253214553.  Daedalus Item Code: 31945
 
Though we tend to think of science as purely objective, based on demonstrable proofs and phenomena, scientists are of course human, and subject to certain assumptions and prejudices. A professor of ... (Read More)
 
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The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos
Michael D. Lemonick.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393065749.  Daedalus Item Code: 01954
 
Amateur scientist William Herschel found international fame after discovering the planet Uranus in 1781. Though he is still best known for this finding, his partnership with his sister Caroline ... (Read More)
 
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God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science
James Hannam.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848311503.  Daedalus Item Code: 73511
 
(Nominated for the Royal Society Prize for History) It is a common misconception that the medieval era was characterized by universal ignorance and intolerance, posits James Hannam in this ... (Read More)
 
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Green Universe: A Microscopic Voyage into the Plant Cell
Stephen Blackmore. Peter Crane, foreword.
Publisher: Papadakis.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906506216.  Daedalus Item Code: 72438
 
From the smallest moss to the tallest giant redwood, and from the swath of bluebells in a spring woodland to the colors of a New England fall, Earth is a green planet and its plants are the basis for ... (Read More)
 
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The Guardian of All Things: The Epic Story of Human Memory
Michael S. Malone.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250023230.  Daedalus Item Code: 62897
 
Memory makes us human; no other animal carries in its brain so many memories of such complexity, nor so regularly revisits those memories for happiness, safety, and the accomplishment of elaborate ... (Read More)
 
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Guilty Robots, Happy Dogs: The Question of Alien Minds
David McFarland.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199219308.  Daedalus Item Code: 62955
 
When we interact with animals, we intuitively read thoughts and feelings into their expressions and actions; it is easy—often irresistible—to suppose that they have minds like ours. And as technology ... (Read More)
 
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Hew, Screw + Glue: How Stuff is Made
James Innes-Smith. Henrietta Webb, illus.
Publisher: Abrams Image.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810982598.  Daedalus Item Code: 11420
 
Do you realize that the salt on our food may be millions of years old? Did you know that the rubber in condoms derives from tree sap? And aren't you glad that lipstick is no longer made of crushed ... (Read More)
 
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How to Think Like da Vinci
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782434580.  Daedalus Item Code: 64324
 
The author of 100 Places You Will Never Visit and 100 Things They Don't Want You to Know, as well as How to Think Like Einstein and How to Think Like Sherlock, Daniel ... (Read More)
 
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The Hunt for Vulcan: …And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe
Thomas Levenson.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812998986.  Daedalus Item Code: 71428
 
For more than 50 years, the world's top scientists searched for the planet Vulcan, whose existence was predicted by Isaac Newton's theories of gravity. Some of the era's most skilled astronomers even ... (Read More)
 
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The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of Us
Alice Roberts.
Publisher: Heron Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784295295.  Daedalus Item Code: 64330
 
(Nominated for the 2015 Wellcome Book Prize) How does DNA produce a human being? Bringing together the latest scientific discoveries and drawing on interviews with scientists from around the ... (Read More)
 
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Inheritance: How Our Genes Change Our Lives and Our Lives Change Our Genes
Sharon Moalem, with Matthew D. Laplante.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455549443.  Daedalus Item Code: 71019
 
Our genetic destiny is not fixed at conception, as physician and research scientist Sharon Moalem reveals here; the human genome is actually far more fluid than we knew, and far more reactive to the ... (Read More)
 
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Introducing Quantum Theory: A Graphic Guide
J.P. McEvoy & Oscar Zarate.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781840468502.  Daedalus Item Code: 73711
 
Notoriously difficult to understand, quantum theory is nonetheless an awe-inspiring intellectual adventure, and described here with clarity and wit. Offering illustrations, diagrams, and "talking ... (Read More)
 
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